About Tortuguero National Park Costa Rica
Located in the north-eastern side of Costa Rica, Tortuguero National Park has one of the richest canopies in the continent. This virgin national park is safe heaven for many different species of wildlife not only native of Costa Rica, but to the Americas. Travelling through the calm waters of the lagoons and channels you will have the unique experience of observing as close as possible several species of flora and fauna. It is easy to observe several species of crocodiles, tucan, monkeys, slots, macaws, iguanas and many others.
Tortuguero National park is considered the most important nesting site on the western half of the Caribbean for the green turtle that comes to the beach to nest every year. Other species of sea turtles also nest along the park´s long beach stretch every year.